Summertime is just around the corner. It is important to have your vehicle’s air conditioner serviced by a professional technician or trusted mechanic before the weather gets hot. Diagnosing your vehicle’s air conditioning issues is best left to your automotive technician. Here are four of the most common signs of air conditioner system problems:
The Air Conditioner Air Is Not Cool Enough
There are many different potential causes for this problem such as low Freon levels, a faulty compressor or refrigerant leaks in the seals or hose connections. If your air conditioner has a leak, your local automotive technician may recommend that the O-rings, seals, and hoses are replaced before recharging your air conditioning unit.
ConsumerReports.org posted a news item this week titled, “Lessons in Car Downsizing”. The article cited that many SUV and truck owners might be looking for a smaller vehicle due to the high expense of filling up the tank at the gas pumps.
Consumers who were considering downsizing their vehicles were advised to hang onto their larger vehicles if the trade-in value of the SUV or truck is currently lower than normal due to high gas prices circumstance.
ConsumerReports.org also advised consumers to consider depreciation and amortization: “The longer you own a car, th ...[more]